Created for expats living in Japan

International schools in Japan

You can find information related to international schools compiled here. This includes details about international schools in Japan (kindergartens, nursery schools, primary schools, secondary schools, and high schools) where English is the main language of education.

The information provided here is very useful for those who want to know about the list of schools from kindergarten to university, their educational policies, and the differences compared to public schools. International schools in Japan include not only those that teach in English but also the American School, the  British School, German schools, French schools, and others that incorporate various national curricula and languages.

If you are looking for International Baccalaureate (IB) or Cambridge A Level accredited schools, please refer to this page, and we also have a list of International Boarding Schools in Japan.

In addition, you can learn about the differences between Japanese public schools and international schools on "Japanese education system" and it may be also interesting to learn about "Japanese public school customs".

Japanese Education System - Public, Private and International schools
International Baccalaureate (IB) vs Cambridge A Level - What are the differences?
Japanese Daycares, Preschools & Kindergartens—How Do They Work?
International Boarding Schools in Japan
International Islamic Schools for Muslim Children in Tokyo
School Grade and Age Structure in Japan
Residential area for commuting to International Schools in Tokyo